+41.97559, -87.77210
41°58'32" N, 87°46'20" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:FOSTER AVE over I- 90 JFK & CTA
Structure number:016110000000000
Old structure number:000016110026101 (from 1992 edition)
Location:1.5 M NW IL 50
Purpose:Carries highway overpass over highway and railroad
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:128.0 ft. [39.0 m]
Total length:386.8 ft. [117.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:64.0 ft. [19.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:83.0 ft. [25.3 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:14.8 ft. [4.5 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1958
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:4
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Other [9]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:11,500 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:98.0 tons [89.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:63.8 tons [58.0 metric tons]
Evaluation:Structurally deficient [1]
Sufficiency rating:60.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$5,325,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
September 201560.0Structurally deficientPoorFairSatisfactory11500
December 201360.0Structurally deficientPoorFairSatisfactory11500
December 201176.0Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactorySatisfactory11800
January 201076.0Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactorySatisfactory10100
January 200878.0Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactorySatisfactory10100
February 200678.0Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactorySatisfactory11600
January 200579.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory11600
October 200379.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory11600
December 200279.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory11600
September 200079.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory24000
January 199979.0Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory24000
February 199779.0Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory9100
May 199579.0Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory9100
July 199379.0Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory9100
December 199268.0Functionally obsoleteVery GoodGoodFair9100
December 199165.0Structurally deficientPoorSatisfactoryFair9100